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Guard Card – Level 1

Guard Card Class – Level 1 Training

Important!!! Effective January 1, 2024 all online training for the initial Guard Card course is now prohibited. Don’t be fooled by others offering training that won’t be accepted by BSIS. All of our courses are in person and compliant with all BSIS regulations! See California Business & Professions Code § 7583.7(b)(1) for more information.

This is a basic course for persons interested in becoming security officers in the State of California. This class must be completed before a security officer is assigned to a post. We offer the class and LiveScan Fingerprinting all on-site and on the same day!


  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Liability
  • Search and Seizure
  • Duty and Authority


  • Legal Standards for Use of Force
  • De-Escalation and Interpersonal Communication Training
  • Implicit and Explicit Bias and Cultural Competency
  • Mental Health and Policing

The cost of this course is $80.00 “SUMMER SPECIAL” $45.00 IF YOU PREPAY ONLINE OR $55.00 IF YOU PAY ON THE DAY OF THE CLASS.   Cash, Credit, or Debit cards accepted.  Save $$$ by prepaying for a Package Special***All Fees are Non-Refundable.

Note: The class fee does not include the State and Government fees (LiveScan $74.00/BSIS  $55.00). The class and LiveScan can be purchased together for $119.00.

Registration is the day of the class.  We open at 7:00AM.  This one day class begins at 7:30AM on  TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY each week.   Registration is on a first come/first serve basis on the day of the class. Check our online calendar for class dates. Laptops or Tablets are encouraged but not required.

Lots of FREE Parking!!

Click here to Apply for a Security Guard License or to see if it has been issued.

We are the only Training Facility in the San Jose area where you can complete the entire 3 Step Guard Card process in class on the same day! This is just one reason we have been voted the “Best Security Training Facility” in San Jose 8 Years in a row!

Step 1- Guard Card Class

Step 2- LiveScan Fingerprinting (Done in our classroom)

Step 3- Online State Application

After making your online payment you may come in on any Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday for your Guard Card Training Class (No appointment is necessary/Arrive Early).

Pre-pay Online Special—Guard Card Class & Live Scan Fingerprinting $119.00.

*The $55.00 State application Fee can be paid the day of your class.

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